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By Jeff Sawyer On on Friday Mar 20 2020

Witnessing the artful blend of a special mix of concrete illustriously shaping architectural formations at the Twente Additive Manufacturing (TAM) 3D printing facility is a thing of awe and beauty.

Their innovative approach to design output is fundamental to the goal of discovering and conceiving new ways of building design and constructing architectural forms that will save energy by...

By The Conversation On on Monday Mar 16 2020

By Kendra Coulter, for The Conversation

My favourite police officer on television is smart, empathetic, attentive and brave. He’s also incredibly handsome.

I’m talking about Rex, the fictional police canine played by the German shepherd Diesel vom Burgimwald who co-stars on CITY TV’s hit show...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Monday Mar 09 2020

On March 6, 2020, the Lily  May Room at the Rossland Miners Union Hall held a festive gathering of Rossland notables, Parks Canada personnel, our local Member of Parliament and a representative of our local MLA; all were celebrating the designation of Rossland’s Miners Union Hall as a Federal Historic Site.

Speakers included Amy Krause and Dwight Bourdin, both of Parks Canada...

By Jeff Sawyer On on Friday Mar 06 2020

As a second-generation Nelsonite, Sydney Black pioneers her influence as a passionate ambassador for the arts and culture of the region. With over 8 years at the helm of her production company, Black Productions, she has presented 8 full-scale Broadway musicals at the Capitol Theatre (Chicago, Cabaret, Hedwig, Rock of Ages, Steel Magnolias, Grease, Mamma Mia, Chess and 2020's upcoming...

By Rebecca Voros On on Wednesday Feb 26 2020

The second annual Ignite Kootenay Women’s Conference is coming to Nelson!  It will be held at the Capitol Theatre on Sunday, Mar 15. Last year’s conference in Castlegar was such a huge success, we wanted to share the experience with other communities.  

The purpose of Ignite is to bring women from all over the Kootenays together for a day of...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Feb 25 2020

Celebrating Indigenous knowledge and culture is at the core of Kootenay Lake School District’s commitment to Aboriginal Education and invites the community to participate in two upcoming initiatives happening at the Capitol Theatre in March.

  • From The Heart: One Day. One Circle - Capitol Theatre, Nelson, Thursday March 5 - 6:30 p.m. - presented by Mount Sentinel High School...
By Jeff Sawyer On on Wednesday Feb 19 2020

It’s by no accident that Nelson native Johnny McCuaig was born to rock and roll, and with an intensity that rise’s from his soul.

Officially rebranding as ‘Arcana Kings’ from their previous act as The Johnny McCuaig Band, the band recently released their debut album ‘Lions As Ravens’ in 2019. With a sound that guarantees to make you move Arcana Kings are a crushing blend of Rock, Pop...

By Jeff Sawyer On on Friday Feb 14 2020

Nelson native Kristy Gordon has exhibited her work in solo and group exhibitions throughout Canada, the United States, Europe and China at venues including the European Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona, Spain, the National Academy Museum, NYC and Flowers Gallery, NYC.

As a three-time recipient of theElizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, her work has won numerous awards and honours....

By Contributor On on Thursday Feb 06 2020

What comes After Eden? Visual and performance artist Stephanie Kellett and sound artist Robert Livingood explore this question in a multi-media exhibition at the Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar.

Kellett and Livingood are life partners as well as artistic partners, based in Nelson, the pair has travelled on several occasions to central and northern BC and Yukon, spending...

By Contributor On on Sunday Feb 02 2020

By Aaron May

Cinema is one of the most collaborative forms of art. This is not new information. Many cinephiles will spend 10 minutes watching the end credits scroll by on films.

But which roles really draw us to go see a particular movie?

Often we trust certain actors to choose smart projects and give great performances and this was a great year...

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